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Tarr Also Receives CMU Trustee Professorship of Vision Science


Carnegie Mellon University’s Michael J. Tarr has been selected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Tarr, head of the Department of Psychology and a member of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), both in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is being recognized for outstanding contributions to research on face, object and scene perception, on computational and artificial vision systems and on the nature of perceptual expertise.

AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of several highly regarded journals, including “Science.” Fellows are elected by their peers to honor their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Carnegie Mellon has also named Tarr the Trustee Professor of Vision Science. Read more…